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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

For you photography buffs

I was going to talk about a cat called Sgt Podge but Kate beat me to it.

Anyway Sigma have launched the worlds first Fisheye lens for dSLR's with APSC sensors (i.e. everything under £1500). Fisheyes generates massive fields of view and lots of distortion, everything looks circular. Apparently you can get some really arty effects and some really unflattering portraits.

Thinks.... when am I next meeting digi and CP?

3 comments:

oldcrow61 said...

Cats...who can figure them out!

Cherrypie said...

You don't need a snazzy lens to get hugely distorted images.

You do need to carefully consider your own personal safety though.

Kate said...

The photo of a sunset on that page you linked to works really well with that effect.

Thanks for the link :-)